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[UK-Wales] Smoke-free car campaign urges families to have fresh start

SHOPPERS in Newport got more than their groceries this week, as the Fresh Start team joined families at ASDA to teach them about children's exposure to second-hand smoke in cars.
South Wales Argus (uk)
added Apr 1, 2014 15:44
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[UK-Scotland] Advert warns of risks of smoking at home

An advert stressing that harmful chemicals linger in the air up to five hours after cigarettes have been put out has been released as part of the drive which aims to spare 50,000 children from second-hand smoke.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Mar 27, 2014 16:44
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[Illinois] Principal: Students use e-cigarettes to get high

York High School officials are warning parents that some students are using e-cigarettes to get high. In a letter to parents, York High School Principal Diana Smith said a police investigation of student drug use occurred this month at the school.
Chicago Tribune
added Mar 26, 2014 20:57
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Prenatal nicotine exposure may lead to ADHD in future generations

your child's ADHD might be an environmentally induced health condition inherited from your grandmother, who may have smoked cigarettes during pregnancy a long time ago. And the fact that you never smoked may be irrelevant for your child's ADHD. The resea
EurekAlert
added Mar 6, 2014 16:12
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[UK] WILLIAMS: Smoking in cars: the hidden agenda behind the ban

The MPs who can't bear to see children in smoky cars but are unmoved by their poverty are simply demonising poor parents
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Feb 19, 2014 09:16
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[UK] BARRON: It's wrong to use poverty as a reason to oppose action against smoking

Zoe Williams seems to be arguing that we should not legislate to prevent smoking in cars with children ... I was brought up in a community where money was tight and smoking was commonplace. Many good men and women died young as a result. I don't need to
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Feb 19, 2014 09:14
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[New York] 'Delirious with joy' Simon Cowell 'was in tears as he watched the birth and broke down when Eric was handed to him'

Smoker Cowell puffed away outside the hospital immediately before – and after – Eric’s birth. He had vowed to give up his 20-a-day habit but later joked he was lying, adding that he was planning to install smoking rooms in his homes in London and Los Ang
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 16, 2014 21:29
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[UK] Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt calls for ban on parents smoking in cars

* Health Secretary is backing law despite previously opposing it * Legislation would see parents fined £60 for smoking in a car with a child * David Cameron has said he will 'look again' at the proposals * Critics say the law is unenforceable and an
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 4, 2014 10:51
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Smoking rooms health hazard for kids, spouses

“We studied on mice the effects of third-hand smoke on several organ systems under conditions that simulated third-hand smoke exposure of humans,” said Manuela Martins-Green, a professor of cell biology at the University of California, Riverside. “We fou
Oman Observer (om)
added Jan 31, 2014 15:07
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[Canada] Father furious after mall kiosk sells e-cigarette to 11-year-old son

Braico said his 11-year-old son bought the device from Tsawwassen Lottery Centre at Tsawwassen Town Centre Mall on Christmas Eve. "One of his friends had bought one there earlier in the week, he thought it was pretty cool and he wanted one for himself,"
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Jan 26, 2014 06:17
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